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  • Web3 gaming platform C2X raises $25M at $500M valuation

    Web3 gaming platform C2X raises $25M at $500M valuation

    The blockchain gaming platform C2X operated by MetaMagnet Ltd. said today it has raised $25 million in new funding led by FTX Ventures, Jump Crypto and Animoca Brands. Funds were raised in a private token sale, which raised the valuation of the platform to $500 million. Also participating in the round were Hashed, Terra, Transcend […]

  • Snowflake’s wild ride – and how investing pros see its future

    Snowflake’s wild ride – and how investing pros see its future

    Investors love Snowflake Inc.’s stock at $400 and hate it at $165. That’s the nature of the business, isn’t it?  Especially in this crazy cycle over the last two years of lockdowns, free money, exploding demand and now rising inflation and rates. But with the Fed providing some clarity on its actions, the time has […]

  • CISA and FBI warn of possible threats to satellite communications networks

    CISA and FBI warn of possible threats to satellite communications networks

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are warning of possible threats to satellite communication networks. The agencies “are aware of possible threats to U.S. and international satellite communication (SATCOM) networks,” CISA and FBI officials stated in a joint cybersecurity advisory Thursday. “Successful intrusions into SATCOM networks could create risk in […]

  • Open-source developer adds pro-Ukraine ‘protestware’ to JavaScript tool

    Open-source developer adds pro-Ukraine ‘protestware’ to JavaScript tool

    The developer of a popular open-source tool added pro-Ukraine “protestware” to the software, prominent cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs reported on Thursday. The open-source tool in question is known as node-ipc. It’s written in the JavaScript programming language and is used for networking tasks. Cybersecurity startup Snyk Ltd. provided a technical analysis of the incident in a […]

  • Leading women into space exploration and using space tech to address real-world needs

    Leading women into space exploration and using space tech to address real-world needs

    Sending aircraft and people into the great sea of space is more accessible than ever. This past year, with the Blue Origin and SpaceX launches, the world got a glimpse of what a truly democratized, relatively affordable space exploration scene would look like. Beyond shooting rockets into space, the sector is now booming in other […]

  • Tania.ai CEO shares personal journey of building a tech business as a woman

    Tania.ai CEO shares personal journey of building a tech business as a woman

    Entrepreneurship requires a lot of failing and trying again. And the challenges for female entrepreneurs can be even harder, especially in the technology field. Nevertheless, being laser-focused and having a strong personal belief system are game-changers when building a tech business, especially for women, indigenous people, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, according to Donnamaree Ryder (pictured), […]

  • Cisco: Complexity and number of cyberattacks jumped in 2021

    Cisco: Complexity and number of cyberattacks jumped in 2021

    The past two years have brought a significant amount of societal change, including the way we work. This shift in lifestyle to one that is largely digital also brought about a surge in cyberattacks, which rose in both frequency and complexity last year, with several threats causing concern among industry experts into 2022. The cyberattacks […]

  • Thoma Bravo to acquire business planning software company Anaplan for $10.7B

    Thoma Bravo to acquire business planning software company Anaplan for $10.7B

    Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC today said it has signed a deal to acquire business planning software company Anaplan Inc. for $10.7 billion. The all-cash deal prices Anaplan shares at $66, a nice bonus on its closing price of $50.59 per share on Friday. Founded in 2006, Anaplan pitches itself as transforming how […]

  • Application security testing startup ForAllSecure raises $21M

    Application security testing startup ForAllSecure raises $21M

    Application security testing startup ForAllSecure Inc. today announced it has raised $21 million in new funding to accelerate growth and fuel product innovation. Koch Disruptive Technologies and New Enterprise Associates co-led the Series B round. Including the new funding, ForAllSecure has raised $36 million to date. Founded in 2012, ForAllSecure has as its mission to test the world’s […]

  • Google’s revamped Contact Center AI Platform provides tighter integration with CRMs

    Google’s revamped Contact Center AI Platform provides tighter integration with CRMs

    Google Cloud said today it’s bundling its Contact Center AI suite of tools into a comprehensive, out-of-the-box offering that can be tightly integrated with the most popular customer relationship software platforms. By doing so, Google said, customers will benefit from cloud scalability and the ability to unify their sales, marketing and support teams around a […]